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Ephemerides


Ephemerides (in Latin, "daily memorial") is a chronological succession of dates and their respective events.

Check below the historical ephemerides we have registered. Periodically we will publish new facts.

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January 6th

1540 - Henry VIII of England marries for the fourth time, with Ana de Clèves.
1838 - Samuel Morse gives the first public demonstration of his telegraph in Morristown (New Jersey), United States.
1852 - Luis Braille dies French pedagogue inventor of special writing for the visually impaired.
1876 - Marques de Sá da Bandeira dies in Lisbon.
1919 - Dies in New York, Theodore Roosevelt, former President of the United States.
1950 - Britain recognizes People's China.
1961 - UN Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold visits South Africa to discuss the issue of apartheid.
- Charles de Gaulle receives overwhelming support from France through referendum on the Algerian question.
1964 - Pope Paul VI calls, in a historic visit to the city of Bethlehem, for Christian unity.
1968- After a five-hour surgical intervention, South African doctors successfully separate two head-linked Siamese twins
1973 - US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger and Le Duc Tho of North Vietnam are preparing to resume talks in Paris on establishing peace in Vietnam.
1974 - Troops, tanks and armored cars are guarding London's Heathrow airport following rumors that Arab terrorists intended to shoot down commercial aircraft with "Earth-to-Air" missiles.
1977 - The United States returns to Hungary the crown of St. Stephen and the symbols of the Hungarian monarchy.
1979 - James Carter, President of the United States, James Callaghan, British Minister, Giscard D'estaing, French President, and Helmut Schmidt, German Federal Chancellor, conclude the Caribbean conference.
1980 - Egypt announces that it will grant military support to Afghan insurgents fighting inside the country against Soviet invaders.
1981 - Bishop of the Italian city of Ivrea, Luigi Bettazzi, offers himself as a prisoner of the Red Brigades in exchange for Judge Giovanni D'urso abducted on December 12.
1983 - The Warsaw Pact calls for a mutual agreement with NATO for both sides to renounce the use of military force and to outlaw or limit the range of weapons from the neutron bomb to lethal chemical weapons.
1984 - Following unrest that has killed dozens, Tunisian President Habib Bourguiba decides to cancel the price increase for bread.
1988 - Álvaro Fernandes, considered the oldest priest in the world, dies at the age of 107, in the parish house of Santo Tirso, in northern Spain.
- Maílson da Nóbrega takes office as fourth Finance Minister of the government of José Sarney, in Brazil.
1989- The emperor of Japan, Hirohito dies at age 87, who for the longest time (63 years) reigned in the oldest dynasty in the world. He was succeeded by his son, Akihito, 55 years old.
1991 - Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein reaffirms the annexation of Kuwait.
1992 - Georgia President Zviad Gamaskhurdia flees Tbilisi with the state treasury valued at 700 million rubles.
1993 - Rudolf Nureyev dies at 54 years old, considered as one of the greatest dancers.
1994 - A new round of talks on Angola's peace process begins in Lusaka
1999 - Sierra Leone's rebel invasion of Foday Sankoh's United Revolutionary Front (RUF) and his allies of Lieutenant Colonel Johnny Paul Koroma's junta invade Freetown after a siege war in the interior of Sierra Leone .
2005 - Fonte (a white porcelain urinal, considered one of the most representative works of Dada in France, created in 1917) is attacked by a 77-year-old Frenchman with a hammer. In January 2006, it was estimated that the work would be worth about 3 million euros.


THE Source, 1917.